It’s not every day I get to post an orchestral piece about atheism.
Composer Dorian Wallace recently premiered a new work dedicated to the Bangladeshi bloggers who have been slain by religious terrorists in recent years. “Manusa,” a cello concerto, includes Bengali rhythms and music often played at funerals.
Nicholas Finch of the Louisville Orchestra is the cellist performing the piece in the video below:
That’s just two of the movements. The full composition can be heard here.